Discover Sashiko – the art of traditional Japanese embroidery.
Translated from Japanese, the word “sashiko” means “small puncture”. The embroidery is carried out with simple forward stitches. In ancient times, sashiko was used to strengthen and insulate clothing and home textiles. This embroidery combines country style with exquisite patterns. A practical guide written by renowned embroidery master Susan Briscoe will guide you through all the steps of making sashiko, from choosing materials and tools to embroidering patterns

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